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    Clayton stabbing victim, suspect knew each other

    The two men involved in a deadly stabbing in downtown Clayton on July 19 were drinking and knew each other, according to police and incident reports.

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    Clayton camp focuses on ‘exposure’

    The kids in the Urban-Rural Interchange and Summer Leadership Immersion Camp stay busy. And as its name suggests, the camp that was once rooted in sports isn’t just about hitting a ball or shooting hoops anymore.

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    Clayton’s new long-term plan will cost thousands

    Statistics show that Clayton is growing. The long-time residents who remember more farmland and less traffic could have told you that. But how does a town deal with that growth? How can Clayton’s leaders and residents make sure that growth is smart? The government says start with a plan.

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    Clayton may seek funds for pickleball, parking

    Clayton leaders say they could use county recreation funds to build courts for pickleball, a paddled sport similar to tennis, or parking at the Sam’s Branch Greenway.


    College graduates

    A number of Johnston County residents graduated this spring from Barton College in Wilson. They are listed below with their degrees.

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    News Briefs

    The Johnston County Sports Council, part of the Johnston County Visitors Bureau, is conducting a survey that will help shape a countywide parks and recreation master plan. To take the survey, go to

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    Crime Notes: July 23

    Clayton police have arrested a Raleigh man suspected of helping rob a Wendy’s restaurant in Fuquay-Varina in June.

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    Civil War battlefield trains today’s soldiers

    Even today, a trip to a Civil War battlefield can improve the combat effectiveness of the modern soldier.

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    DOT wants to increase speed limit on crash-prone curve in Archer Lodge

    The Archer Lodge Town Council agreed to oppose a state Department of Transportation recommendation to increase the speed limit on a curved section of Covered Bridge Road. The town is drafting a letter in response to the agency’s proposal, which is based off a safety review state engineers...

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    Town in flood program again

    Archer Lodge property owners can now apply for federally-backed flood insurance.

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